xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> bdaily.info Education and Training feed http://bdaily.info/ bdaily.info is the home of leading business news stories from across the North East - the first port of call for information on local businesses, events, jobs and campaigns. en-gb Copyright 2007, bdaily Ltd. editor rob Mon, 06 Oct 2008 10:17:52 +0100 Mon, 06 Oct 2008 10:17:52 +0100 Latest news bdaily.info http://blogs.law.harpublicd.edu/tech/rss bdaily.info http://bdaily.info/_assets/img/members/bdaily.gif http://bdaily.info/ bdaily.info is the home of leading business news stories from across the North East - the first port of call for information on local businesses, events, jobs and campaigns. <![CDATA[Companies find strength in local partnership ]> http://bdaily.info/news/education-and-training/companies-find-strength-in-local-partnership-/ Two Middlesbrough companies are joining forces to help provide better trained workers for the jobs market. Jo Hand Recruitment has teamed up with Pitman Training to strengthen both firms' footholds on the local economy.

Under the partnership, Jo Hand Recruitment will forward under-qualified candidates to Pitman for training, with graduates then referred back to help them find a job with their new skills.

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<![CDATA[National testing distorts science teaching in primary schools]> http://bdaily.info/news/education-and-training/national-testing-distorts-science-teaching-in-primary-schools/ North East education experts are calling for a new approach to science teaching in primary schools.

Researchers at Durham University say that national testing distorts the teaching of science and reduces opportunities to cultivate children's natural curiosity. They also maintain that science must remain a core subject at primary level.

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<![CDATA[Firm foundations for sustainable communities ]> http://bdaily.info/news/education-and-training/firm-foundations-for-sustainable-communities-/ Last week saw Northumbria University launch a new degree aimed at benefiting urban and rural communities across the North East.

The Rt Hon. Nick Brown MP launched the Foundation Degree in Sustainable Communities, the first such course to be offered by a North East university. Mr Brown said: "The announcement of a brand new foundation degree in sustainable communities at Northumbria University as a three year part time course will provide a first step on the ladder to those looking for a career in public service or the private sector The course can lead on to a BA Honours in a range of disciplines. The new course looks to the future and I am sure that it will prove popular."

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<![CDATA[Art college offers North East production training]> http://bdaily.info/news/education-and-training/art-college-offers-north-east-production-training/ Cleveland College of Art & Design (CCAD) in association with the Production Guild of Great Britain and Northern Film & Media are running 'Momentum', a 10 month industry training and mentoring scheme.

The free training course is open to producers in the North East working in the medium of film or television with a minimum of one year's professional experience.

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<![CDATA[Views sought on Teesside campus ]> http://bdaily.info/news/education-and-training/views-sought-on-teesside-campus-/ Residents near the University of Teesside are being consulted on plans to build a £9.9m sport and health centre on the campus.

The university wants to open the four-storey building, featuring dentistry and sports therapy facilities, at the Middlesbrough site by summer 2010.

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